Results for Environment
  • Blog Post: Super Group Goes Green and Prepares for the Cloud

    Recently we spoke to Adam Orpen at Super Group about some of the challenges faced by ‘Africa’s logistics giant’. He talked us through the opportunities and demands created by rapid business growth, and how Dell consultants helped him create a more efficient, flexible infrastructure...
  • Blog Post: Using Green IT To Get Into the Black - A How To Guide

    "Nowhere are the potential benefits of a green strategy more compelling than in the data center." That's according to our power & cooling guru, Dr. Albert Esser in his new article " Using Green IT To Get Out Of The Red And Into The Black " that was just published in The Environmental...
  • Blog Post: Do More with Less with the New 11th Generation PowerEdge Servers

    Last week we announced our Efficient Enterprise portfolio of integrated products and services. This week we are revealing the details of our five new blade, rack and tower 11 th generation Dell PowerEdge servers that are now available. These new servers were officially debuted at the Intel Xeon 5500...
  • Blog Post: How much can you turn off?

    Technorati Tags: ken brill , uptime institute , greenbiz , Blades , Dell , Energy conservation , Green benchmarks , Green technology , HP , Hardware , IBM , Open Source Systems (OSS) , Power consumption , Power supplies , Sustainable IT GreenBiz radio has an interview with Ken Brill of the Uptime Institute...
  • Blog Post: Sharing Best Practice: The European Patent Office Simplifies and Saves with Dell

    Last year alone The European Patent Office (EPO) granted over 54,000 patents, with many of those originating with applications filed online. These figures show how important issues, such as eGovernment , are critical to increasing efficiency and customer experience for the Public Sector. I am delighted...
  • Blog Post: Green economics from the Uptime Institute Symposium

    I spoke this week at the Uptime Institute’s Symposium 2008. Green IT is a topic that undoubtedly is becoming more top of mind among CIOs and data center managers. Research from the Uptime Institute indicates that enterprise greenness is both socially responsible as well as economically smart. I couldn...
  • Blog Post: Server News – Getting Greener with 80 PLUS, Busting Benchmarks

    Great news from the server team today: First, Albert Esser, our VP, Power and Infrastructure Solutions, posted on Direct2Dell that we are the first in the industry to achieve 80 PLUS Gold-certification for a server power supply. The cool part is that it meets July 2009 Climate Savers targets for servers...
  • Blog Post: How should we measure Earth Day?

    Technorati Tags: Data Center , Data Centers , metrics , earth day Earth Day is a day to reflect on our planet’s condition and to re-dedicate ourselves to the work that lies ahead. One of the keys to effective conversation is having good metrics that indicate the progress we are making. That’s why we...
  • Blog Post: Welcome Fujitsu to the Green Grid!

    This was originally posted here , on the EqualLogic Storage@Work blog. Definitely one of the coolest things about being with Dell is the push for all things green . The Regeneration.org site is a terrific resource that I'm hoping to tap into both professionally and personally. It was great...
  • Blog Post: Dispatches from OpenWorld: Growing a Green Data Center

    Data centers and mega-storage isn't always considered a very sexy "green" implementation, but as the digital world continues to grow and grow, is really on the tip of the tongues at many substantial IT departments. Scaling up often requires more and more real estate, cooling capacity, and...
  • Blog Post: Dispatches from OpenWorld: Wednesday Keynote Roundup

    There were three keynotes today at OpenWorld; this TreeHugger has been busy enough with surveying the eco-scene to have missed the keynotes from the previous days, so was  interested in taking the green pulse of today's addresses in hopes that it could offer a glimpse into where green flies...
  • Blog Post: Education, Technology and SC08

    Michael delivered a keynote address earlier this week at the SC08 Conference, a confluence of all the smartest minds in the world of supercomputing. Dell invited about a dozen students from AISD's Liberal Arts and Science Academy (LASA) to join the conference and spend some time talking with Michael...
  • Blog Post: Dispatches from OpenWorld: What Does Green Mean to You?

    The highlight of the Dell booth here at OpenWorld is definitely "the wall." Attendees and other exhibitors are walking up, many sort of timidly, scoping it out, reading other entries so far; it's a great conversation piece. The entries themselves, as more and more folks have come by, have...
  • Blog Post: Michael Dell Talks Green at IT Energy Efficiency Summit

    Michael and other Dell team members spent the greater part of Wednesday morning last week in Washington, D.C. participating in the IT Energy Efficiency Summit . Dell partnered with CIO magazine to host this first-ever event designed to provide CIOs and other IT decision makers with insight into energy...
  • Blog Post: Blade Server Myth #2 – Power and Cooling

    In my last post about blade servers, we focused on price, and the TCO savings blades can provide. The E- Guide on Blade Server Trends also tackles the myth that blades require too much power and cooling. Here’s a snippet from that guide: [It’s true that] early blade systems generally...
  • Blog Post: Michael Takes Energy Efficiency Platform to Washington, D.C.

    Dell will have quite a presence in our nation's capital today as Michael heads to Washington, D.C. to participate in two events focused on energy efficiency. He starts his day at the IT Energy Efficiency Summit . This is a first-time event organized by CIO Magazine that we are sponsoring. We are...
  • Blog Post: Waiting for greener computer technology tomorrow, or can you get it today?

    Greener technology has certainly been in conversations lately, and all the big computer companies are talking about it.  Some companies have even made news about more efficient power supplies.  They are looking to increase power efficiency to 85% by 2010.  In the not too distant past,...
  • Blog Post: The Case For Greener IT Procurement

    You can't read an issue of BusinessWeek , The Wall Street Journal or other major business publications without reading about "green IT." The same goes for IT-oriented outlets like Cnet , InformationWeek and eWeek . The industry has come to realize that not only is consuming less energy...
  • Blog Post: Green Shout Out from ZDNet

    In case you missed it, ZDNet "GreenTech Pastures" writer Heather Clancy gave Dell some green props this week in her post, " Dell's Esser: Green Tech is Not Just About the Data Center ." No doubt energy efficiency is critically important in the data center - but there's...
  • Blog Post: Is Greening Your Storage a Key Consideration Yet?

    - (editor note - this post comes to us from Greg White in storage marketing. Thanks Greg) Many organizations have been looking to desktops, notebooks and servers for power and cooling savings and the associated environmental benefits of green IT solutions. What about storage? Up to this point,...
  • Blog Post: Dell PowerEdge Servers Get a Gold Star - EPA Energy Star That Is

    We’re all familiar with those blue and white Energy Star stickers that show us the average energy uses on our home appliances like refrigerators and clothes driers. Now the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released Energy Star specification for servers. The efficiency requirements...
  • Blog Post: Our Global Green IT/Power & Cooling Discussion

    I've been on the road in China most of this week and had a great opportunity to meet with journalists and analysts during an event in Beijing. My discussion with them focused on how we help customers address power and cooling challenges that they face in their data centers. This is a growing global...
  • Blog Post: Wind farm developer assesses sites 20 times faster and cuts energy use by around 75 per cent with Dell blade cluster

    We've all heard of wind farms and seen pictures of enormous wind turbines with their huge spinning rotors that help create electricity. So it was fascinating to listen to a team of experts at RES (Renewable Energy Systems) on a recent Dell video shoot, talking about the ins-and-outs of building such...
  • Blog Post: How Green is Your Data?

    Earth Day is the time of year when everywhere you turn it’s green. The newspaper, radio, and of course TV: several broadcasting networks are featuring special green-themed logos and programming. So it shouldn’t have been a surprise to see thousands of “green” consumers at this...
  • Blog Post: Corollary to Moore’s Law: Power & Cooling Claims

    Note from Lionel: 1/22: This post was originally published earlier this morning, and it was supposed appear on the Direct2Dell home page. Due to a publishing error, it only appeared in the tagged categories. Fixing that now... "We plan to slash energy consumption in our PCs by 25 per cent by 2010...